Section 1 - Velocity and Acceleration

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  • Created on: 30-04-13 19:04
What is the equation to calculate speed?
Speed = Distance / time
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What is acceleration?
Acceleration is how quickly velocity is changing.
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What are 2 ways in which velocity can change?
Speed or direction
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In distance time graphs, the gradient = the what?
Speed
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In Velocity time graphs the gradient = the what?
Acceleration
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In DT graphs, the downhill sections mean what?
The object is going back towards the starting point
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In DT graphs, the flat sections represent what?
Where it has stopped
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In VT graphs, the curve represents a what?
Change in acceleration
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What is the formula for acceleration?
Acceleration = Change in velocity / time taken
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What is acceleration?

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Acceleration is how quickly velocity is changing.

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What are 2 ways in which velocity can change?

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In distance time graphs, the gradient = the what?

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In Velocity time graphs the gradient = the what?

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